Malaco offers hundreds of recordings by legends in the Gospel field.
"Joyful Praise" marks the very first live recording of the dynamic music ministry of the Anderson Sanctuary Choir of Anderson United Methodist Church - Jackson, Mississippi.
The co-founder and lead vocalist of the legendary Angelic Gospel Singers, Margaret Allison was born and raised in Philadelphia, where she first surfaced as a member of a chorus named the Spiritual Echoes.
Inez Andrews's powerful contralto voice has been among gospel's greatest since her days with The Caravans in the late '50s.
The Angelic Gospel Singers were organized by Ms. Margaret Allison in 1944, who in addition to being founder, is also manager, booking agent, lead singer and pianist player for the group.
The Angelic Gospel Singers were organized by Ms. MargaretAllison in 1944, who, in addition to being founder, is also manager, booking agent, lead singer and pianist for the group.
The Anointed Pace Sisters come from a family of talented singers, musicians, and preachers.
With a style reminiscent of Aretha Franklin, soulful Vanessa Bell Armstrong has been belting out R&B-flavored contemporary gospel since the '80s.
Another in the line of gospel artists putting the soul and fervor back in R&B music, Yolanda Adams was a school teacher in Houston during the mid-'80s and occasionally did modeling work.
The Revival Temple Mass Choir was organized in 1976 under the direction of Bishop Jeff Banks and Avery White.
At age seven, Christopher Brinson was so compelled to begin his musical mission that he started directing the adult choir at his father's church.
Eddie Ruth Bradford is a native Mississippian who is currently riding the Billboard gospel chart with her debut single “Too Close To The Mirror”.
Juanita Bynum is an internationally acclaimed Bible teacher, prophet, psalmist, and media personality.
Titus “Lil’ Blair” Stallworth was given the nickname “Lil’ Blair” by his mentor Robert Earl Blair, while singing with the famed Fantastic Violinaires.
When you speak of excellence in gospel music, Luther Barnes & The Sunset Jubilaires is a group that hits the high marks.
When Mosie Amos Burks tells her story, nearly a century is peeled away as she recounts her childhood exploits as a cotton-picker on the big plantations of Mississippi and surrounding states in the area well-known as the Delta.
In 1948, the Reverend Milton Brunson organized a mass gospel choir at Chicago's McKinley High School; dubbed the Thompson Community Singers, the group — affectionately known as "the Tommies" — would emerge as the nation's oldest existing community choir, celebrating their golden anniversary with the release of 1998's hits collection 50 Blessed Years.
After more than 40 years, the ministry of 75-year old Bishop F.
In 1952, a gospel group called The Violinaires was formed.
As The Blind Boys of Alabama celebrate their many years of continuous harmonizing, it’s a fitting time to ponder their amazing resilience.
Mississippi is the birthplace of some of gospel music greatest groups - Pilgrim Jubilees, Williams Brothers, Canton Spirituals, Jackson Southernaires, Lee Williams & Spirituals QC'S and the Christianaires.
When the story of gospel music is written, at least a chapter will be about Willie Banks and The Messengers.